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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...from this port direct to
England. The entire mercantile bod lohn Millnr, Esq., the seni
Aeents and Consignees of the vessel, pr the occasion nnd, besides
the body of ni of the town was present, r partner of the firm of
the sided over the festivities of rchants, the Resident Magis trate
of the County of Durban; His Worship the Mayor, and the I'ost
Master General, The usual loyal toasts," etc., etc. As their wives
knew when they got home, the reporter did not think it necessary to
say how they reached the town by water, and before dark.
The.SYivii' cargo was said to form a sort of universal exhibition
of the resources of Natal. It was estimated as worth 10,874. The
largest item was wool, of which there were 416 bales. She had six
tons of ivory, and a large quantitv of wood, tallow, hides,
arrowroot, a sample shipment of Natal sugar, with some
miscellaneous produce. A considerable portion of this cargo passed
through my hands as packer. Some of the wool was pressed in Screw
Presses, secured by hide lashings. Announced that they would remove
into The the new premises on the Aliwal Street Natal Bank side of
the Market Square, recently erected. and partially completed bv Mr.
G. C. Cato. on the 10th September, and on the 19th October they
advertised for a Branch Manager at a salary of 200 per annum.
including clerical assistance. He must live on the Bank premises
and find security for 2.000. Mr. Cato having resigned. Mr. Jas.
Brickhill was appointed Manager of the Durban Branch. Mr. Jas.
Augustus Rich and Mr. William Swift were engaged respectively as
Accountant and Teller about ten months later, at salaries of 100
and 60 per annum. With regard to this Institution, like the The bov
who worked the bellows for the...
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